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Tuesday, January 12, 2021

As I look back and provide a post-mortem review of 2020, Covid-19 really shaped much of the economy.  In March, we did see one of the quickest market declines in history, with the S&P 500 taking 117 trading days to drop 34% and then recover (Visual Capitalist).  Central Banks around the world

Over the last 20 years, I have lived through many market events, and each one has been unique and has felt unsettling, with the last major shockwave being the 2008 Great Financial Crisis.  The current Covid19 pandemic is also very unique in that the financial markets were shocked and reacted initially to

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Friday, April 10, 2020

Q1 2020 Commentary As I contemplate what to communicate today, I am struck by the sheer severity and breadth of how much the world has changed in such a short time.  In a period of a few months, the world has succumbed to Covid-19, and seemingly every facet of life has been

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Monday, March 2, 2020

Manulife Solutions put out this article which highlights some effective strategies for your RRSP.  We would be happy to crunch the numbers and help you decide what’s best for your personal situation. CONTINUE READING  

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Monday, January 20, 2020

This article from Industrial Alliance Securities (iAS) has some great ideas on re-framing the term “downsizing” to “rightsizing” as your financial, family, and physical needs change towards retirement.  Enjoy! CONTINUE READING  

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Tuesday, October 29, 2019

How do you know when to get into the markets or get out of the markets?  We’ll give you a hint, discipline is key.  This short article from Manulife speaks to how emotional decisions can erode your investment accounts.   Enjoy! CONTINUE READING